CALIFORNIA: Miracle of 1935

When Chicago's Century of Progress opened two years ago, two enterprising Midwesterners of 19 sat up all night for the distinction of being the fair's first sightseers. Midwesterners, when they age and retire, make their way by thousands to Southern California. Hence last week bent, grey-headed Howard Jackson, a onetime publisher of Oshkosh, Wis., was the first man to hand his ticket to a sombreroed gatekeeper and pass through the turnstile at San Diego's California Pacific International Exposition.

Situated on the brink of the Pacific ten miles from the Mexican border, San...

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